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Memorial service held in Fort Macleod for people dealing with loss

Posted on 17 December 2014 by Editor | Comments (0)

People mourning the death of a loved one can experience a range of emotions during the Christmas season. And that’s just fine, people were told last week during a memorial service at Christ Church Anglican. “I encourage you to be easy on yourself this Christmas,” Rev. Pilar Gateman said. “Sadness and tears are normal and…Continue Reading


Bouvry Exports invests in Fort Macleod Kids First Family Centre

Posted on 17 December 2014 by Editor | Comments (0)

An early Christmas gift from Bouvry Exports last week boosted fund-raising for the new $2-million family centre at W.A. Day…Continue Reading


Fort Macleod council sets date for community meeting

Posted on 17 December 2014 by Editor | Comments (0)

Fort Macleod residents will have the chance to speak to their elected representatives on Thursday, Jan. 15. That’s when council…Continue Reading

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Wayne Burton comes home for concert at Empress Theatre

Posted on 12 December 2014 by Editor | Comments (0)

Wayne Burton returns to his home town Monday, Dec. 15 for a concert at the Empress Theatre. A family physician,…Continue Reading

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F.P. Walshe Flyers win consolation final at Coalhurst basketball tournament

Posted on 10 December 2014 by Editor | Comments (0)

F.P. Walshe Flyers tipped off the 2014-’15 high school boys basketball season last weekend with a strong showing at a…Continue Reading


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Rotary Carol Festival continues Fort Macleod tradition of joy, friendship

Posted on 10 December 2014 by Editor | Comments (0)

The annual Rotary Carol Festival is traditionally held in the F.P. Walshe school gymnasium. But when the gym wasn‘t available this year due to the modernization project, the Rotary Club of Fort Macleod was not deterred. “The Rotary Carol Festival tradition is not about location,” Rotary secretary Angie O’Connor said. “It’s about joy, friendship and…Continue Reading


Empress Theatre to present musical Chickens next spring

Posted on 10 December 2014 by Editor | Comments (0)

Auditions begin next week for the Empress Theatre’s spring production of the musical Chickens. Chickens is a rural musical by…Continue Reading

Television series Fargo to film in Fort Macleod

Posted on 10 December 2014 by Editor | Comments (0)

Fort Macleod is preparing for a close-up in the new year. Crews from the television series Fargo will be in…Continue Reading


RCMP CheckStops throughout Alberta on Friday, Dec. 5

Posted on 05 December 2014 by staff | Comments (0)

The RCMP will conduct roadside CheckStops in local detachment areas and on highways throughout Alberta on Friday, Dec. 5. The CheckStop blitz is part of a Canada-wide RCMP enforcement campaign aimed at keeping and taking impaired drivers off the roads. RCMP drug recognition experts will participate in the CheckStops. These officers are trained to identify…Continue Reading

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Santa Claus Parade 2014

"NWMP-RCMP: 140 Years of Tradition" was the theme of the 33rd annual Fort Macleod Santa Claus Parade. Here are some images. 30 Photos

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